The I-Mark I-Series dot-peen marking system from Columbia Marking Tools, Inc. (Chesterfield, MI) comes with a marking head, a system controller, cables, and programming software. The compact head is approximately 7” square, and can be mounted on one of the three sides. The x-y CNC movement for the marking head is provided by high-torque steeper motors that mark up to five (1/8”) characters per second, with a pneumatic marking pin and carbide tip to inscribe many different materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Other features include:
- A choice of communications by Ethernet IP, Modbus, Serial, and I/O, plus others.
- The ability to control two marking heads, which offers for savings in machines and installation costs, according to the company.
- Controllers that may be programmed and monitored remotely with the use of the I-Mark Windows software, which has integrated video demos, and graphic icons to provide reduced start-up time.
Check out www.columbiamt.com to get more details.